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Grants We Funded

In 2018, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 33 investigator-initiated projects and allocated $891,274 to support the newest, clinically relevant research in plastic surgery.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons/PSF leadership is committed to continuing to provide high levels of investigator-initiated research support to ensure that plastic surgeons have the needed research resources to be pioneers and innovators in advancing the practice of medicine.

Research Abstracts

Search The PSF database to have easy access to full-text grant abstracts from past PSF-funded research projects 2003 to present. All abstracts are the work of the Principal Investigators and were retrieved from their PSF grant applications. Several different filters may be applied to locate abstracts specific to a particular focus area, or PSF funding mechanism.

The Impact of Preoperative Mammography on Reduction Mammoplasty Episode of Care

Erika Sears MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

The Impact of Surgery in Craniosynostosis Using ERPs

Anup Patel MD · Yale University

The Influence of Innervation on Tissue Engineered Muscle Fiber Type

Melissa Melvin MD · University of Michigan

The Influence of the Fetal Keratinocyte in Scarless Repair

Anuja Antony MD, MPH, FACS · Stanford University

The International Breast Reconstruction Outcome Consortium

Edwin Wilkins MD · University of Michigan

The Mechanism of eNOS Intervention in I/R Injury

Wei Wang MD · University of Nevada

The Mechanisms of FK-506 Mediated Enhanced Nerve Regeneration

Philip Johnson PhD · Washington University in St. Louis

The Pathophysiology of Adolescent Macromastia and Gynecomastia

Branislav Kollar MD · Children's Hospital Boston

The Pathophysiology of Adolescent Macromastia and Gynecomastia

Brian Labow MD · Children's Hospital Boston

The Role of Jagged-1 in Angiogenesis of Infantile Hemangiomas

June Wu MD · Columbia University Medical Center